The InnoVEX exhibit for startups at COMPUTEX 2023 will be held at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall 2 from May 30 to June 2. As a global platform for startups, InnoVEX 2023 will integrate 5G, AIoT, healthcare technology, metaverse and XR, electric vehicles and smart mobility, green technology, and other innovative solutions. A total of 400 participating startup teams from 22 countries and 8 pavilion countries, including France, Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Japan, Brazil, and Israel, will showcase diverse creativity. Continue reading
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The ‘gay world cup’: why LGBTQ+ audiences love Eurovision
Matt Weaver, University of Portsmouth
In 1956, seven European countries – Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Switzerland and West Germany – gathered in Lugano, Switzerland for the first ever Eurovision Song Contest. The competition was only broadcast in select countries, meaning only a small number of viewers watched Swiss entry Lys Assia win the grand prize with the song Refrain.
Tiredness of life: the growing phenomenon in western society
Molly was 88 years old and in good health. She had outlived two husbands, her siblings, most of her friends and her only son.
“I don’t have any meaningful relationships left, dear,” she told me. “They’ve all died. And you know what? Underneath it all, I want to leave this world too.” Leaning a little closer, as though she was telling me a secret, she continued:
Remarks by Vice President Harris and President Hichilema of Zambia in Joint Press Conference
3:37 P.M. CAT
ZAMBIAN OFFICIAL: Mr. Hakainde Hichilema, President of the Republic of Zambia; Honorable Madam Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States of America; cabinet ministers present from both countries; members of the press; distinguished invited guests; ladies and gentlemen: Welcome to the press conference being held here at State House this afternoon.
And to begin the process, I now have the singular honor and privilege to call upon the President of the Republic of Zambia to deliver his remarks.
Travel Guide To Amsterdam
By Manuel Rivers
There is no doubt that European countries rank very high when it comes to world tourism. Most tourists from all over the world
prefer to visit European countries than any other place because they find some of the best locations, landscapes and
accommodation here in Europe and among the top few cities in the world that has really become popular for global tourism is
Amsterdam. The city of Amsterdam has always been recognized as one of the most important cities in Europe not because of its
exquisite location and weather but because it has a lot of historical importance and has played a major role in the
development of Europe.
Digital welfare dystopia
By Samuel Woodhams | Digital rights researcher and journalist
Algorithms to determine welfare payments and detect fraud are becoming standard practice around the world. From Manchester to Melbourne, peoples’ lives are being shaped by secretive tools that determine who is eligible for what, and how much debt is owed.
Although the technology has been around for some time, the outbreak of COVID-19 renewed enthusiasm for the digital welfare state and, for thousands of cash-strapped public bodies, the promise of increased efficiency and lower costs has proven irresistible.
Christmas films: there might be some truth to stories about hometown romances, according to research
Viren Swami, Anglia Ruskin University
The festive season seems to be a good time for love, or so many Christmas films would have us believe. One incredibly popular trope is “the return” – where the main character, usually with a successful career in the city, returns to their hometown for the festive period.
Redefine Meat unveils major New-Meat expansion with breakthrough premium cuts and first ever culinary-grade “Pulled Meat” category
Ahead of Europe’s largest food exhibition, SIAL (15-19 October), New-Meat™ pioneer Redefine Meat™ today unveils a major product expansion with five new breakthrough New-Meat products. These include two new premium cuts, Redefine Tenderloin and Redefine Striploin, as well as an entirely new category of “pulled” meat featuring Pulled Beef, Pulled Lamb and Pulled Pork. The new products are now available for the food service segment in the UK, Germany, Netherlands, Austria and Israel. Continue reading
‘Dark data’ is killing the planet – we need digital decarbonisation
Tom Jackson, Loughborough University and Ian R. Hodgkinson, Loughborough University
More than half of the digital data firms generate is collected, processed and stored for single-use purposes. Often, it is never re-used. This could be your multiple near-identical images held on Google Photos or iCloud, a business’s outdated spreadsheets that will never be used again, or data from internet of things sensors that have no purpose.
happiness curve is wrong: many people do not get happier as they get older
David Bartram, University of Leicester
On average, happiness declines as we approach middle age, bottoming out in our 40s but then picking back up as we head into retirement, according to a number of studies. This so-called U-shaped curve of happiness is reassuring but, unfortunately, probably not true.